Tater Tot Casserole Recipe Mexican Style
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A Mexican twist on the standard tater tot casserole
Yield: 6
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • ¼ diced white onion
  • 1 pkg taco seasoning (or ¼ cup homemade)
  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 8 oz can black beans (drained & rinsed) or one cup homemade
  • 2.25 oz Sliced black olives
  • 2 cups Mexican-style shredded cheese
  • 16oz tater tots (Cascade Farms Spud Puppies)
  • Serve with sour cream if desired
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease or spray a casserole dish.
  2. Brown ground beef and onion in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Drain fat from pan if necessary.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add taco seasoning and tomato sauce. Cook until warmed through.
  4. Pour the meat mixture into the bottom of your prepared casserole dish.
  5. Layer black beans then cheese and top with frozen tater tots
  6. Salt and pepper the potato layer and; press the top lightly to compact the casserole
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until potatoes are brown and crispy.
Recipe by Baby to Boomer Lifestyle at https://babytoboomer.com/2013/11/03/tater-tot-casserole/